Oprah just aired her long-awaited chat with Jonathan Franzen on Monday. BookPage editors also sat down to talk about Freedom in our latest podcast.

We chatted about Franzen's portrayal of relationships, the controversial autobiography section in the middle of the novel, what "freedom" means to the characters—and much more. Check it out now:

BookPage editors discuss Jonathan Franzen's Freedom

What are your thoughts on Freedom? Is it the Great American Novel? A disappointment? Would you recommend it to a friend?

Still don't know whether you should read Freedom? Hear from Franzen himself in our interview with the author.

Also in BookPage: Review of the Freedom audiobook, interview with Franzen about The Corrections; review of The Discomfort Zone.

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